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Macon County, Ga. histories

Macon County, Ga. histories

Descriptive Summary

Title: Macon County, Ga. histories
Creator: Macon County (Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1837-1965
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms666
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Located in central Georgia, Macon County is 130 miles south of Atlanta and covers 403 square miles. The state legislature created Macon County, the ninety-first county in Georgia, in 1837 and named Lanier the first county seat. The earliest inhabitants were the Cherokee; Muskogee, who later became part of the Creek Nation; and Uchee Indians.

For more information see the "https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/counties-cities-neighborhoods/macon-county">New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of seven typescripts of articles about the history of Macon County. Articles cover the schools of Macon County, newspapers in Macon County, early churches in Macon County, and the history of Montezuma, Georgia.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Macon County, Ga. histories, ms666, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2014.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Macon County (Ga.)
Montezuma (Ga.) -- History.
Schools -- Georgia -- Macon County.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1Histories, 1837-1965